Science & Sci-Fi Saturdays   Recently updated !

May 9th through June 6th

Sci Fi Saturday

Cosmic Cafe Show: The Hostile Skies Over Mexico

Saturdays @ 5:00 PM

Special guest, Carlos Guzman, joins the show from Mexico City, Mexico to discuss what is going on above the skies of Mexico. Why are UFOs closely following commercial and military airplanes over Mexico? Is it safe to fly over potentially unfriendly air space in Mexico? Is this a phenomenon occurring throughout the world? Also, joining the discussion in the studio is Ruben Uriarte.


30 Odd Minutes: Episode 169 – Demon Street USA

Fridays @ 11:00 PM and Saturdays @ 6:30 PM

In Mission 169, Demon Street USA is explored with David Rountree and Robbie Lunt! When a woman in her Gainesville, Florida, home was dealing with forces she didn’t understand, she reached out to our guests for help. She was experiencing objects moving on their own, plus she was being thrown around and attacked by unseen forces. The show’s special guest explain their spiritual journey and warfare against this evil entity in a battle that took a heavy toll on all involved. What happened when the entity followed them home? Tune in to find out!

SVTAGS: Novicomm LED Lighting

Tuesdays @ 1:00 PM and Saturdays @ 7:00 PM

Silicon Valley Technology, Art, Green & Sustainability talk show with host and Executive Producer Heather Durham. Episode guest is Tracy Bauer of Novicomm. This show features a new LED (Light Emitting Diode) technology introduced to Silicon Valley by Novicomm. They are manufacturing lighting that will save money and energy for consumers. Both commercial and residential lights are made from this innovative company. LED lights are more energy efficient and in many circumstances last longer the CFL’s (Compact Fluorescent Light). Some of the innovations include LED bulbs and tubes that will fit in normal fixtures and lamps fittings. This technology will far surpass the fluorescents that are currently available.

Mysterious Midwest: Prospect Place

Saturdays @ 9:30 PM

In this episode, the Mysterious Midwest investigators travels to Trinway, Ohio to talk to staff members of the Prospect Place Mansion. This historic building was one of the many stops on the Underground Railroad. The team gets first hand accounts of some of the paranormal activities that have occurred inside.

Bake it Show: Silk Chocolate Creme   Recently updated !

Bake it with Eddy Van Damme

Monday, May 18th @ 9:00 AM
Wednesday, May 20th & June 3rd @ 6:30 PM
Thursday, May 28th @ 8:00 AM

Chef Eddy Van Damme makes a wonderful chocolate dessert with a unique balance of rich textures. Chef Eddy Van Damme will demonstrate how to make a luxurious chocolate creme, homemade marshmallows and toasted hazelnuts as part of this wonderful dessert.   Also, learn how to infuse any flavor into your homemade marshmallows.


Business & Finance Fridays   Recently updated !

Service Above Self: Careers in Travel

Fridays @ 9:30 AM

A career as a travel agent is explored on this episode of Service Above Self.


Skills to Pay the Bills: Safeguarding Your Retirement Income

Fridays @ 11:00 AM and Wednesdays @ 2:00 PM

On this episode of Skills to Pay the Bills, Freeman and Carolyn Owen focus on long term savings. They explore such topics as safeguarding your retirement; financing college; and baby boomers who turned 65 in 2014.


Money Matters TV: Financial Planning for Retirement

Fridays @ 11:30 AM and Wednesday @ 11:30 AM

Money Matters offers investment and business advice from working stock brokers and money managers.  On this episode, Charlie Shields & Chuck Steege,CFP, CEP talk with Charles Mann, CFP about financial planning for retirement.


The Language of Business: Risk Assessment

Fridays @ 12:30 PM and Tuesdays @ 12:30 PM

There is no doubt that the business world is a risky place.  There are no guarantees that the business you start, or the business you invest in, will pay off in the long run. Understanding the risks you face is instrumental in making your role in any business a success. In this episode, Greg Stoller gathers four perspectives on risk, from the legal, to the financial, to the day-to-day. Risk, and risk assessment are the topic for this month’s episode of “The Language of Business”.

Get A Job Show: Episode 6

Fridays @ 1:00 PM and Wednesdays @ 8:30 AM

Consultant Rick Gillis continues his series to help job seekers with their careers. The guest for this episode are Roger Ferguson with TRS Staffing Solutions/Flour Corp. and Energy Services Contract Recruiter, George Hernandez.


Bike to Work Day: May 15th   Recently updated !

This year’s Bike To Work Day is on Friday, May 15th all across the D.C. metro area. The Town of Herndon will host a Pit Stop from 5:30 AM – 10:00 AM from 6:30 am – 8:30 AM at the town of Herndon’s Town Hall Square.

Byclists at Herndon's Pit Stop for Bike to Work Day

Courtesy of the Town of Herndon’s Parks & Recreation

Around Our Town: Bike to Work Day 2013

Thursday, May 14th @ 8:40 PM & 9:09 PM
Friday, May 15th @ 7:08 PM
Sunday May 17th @ 2:08 PM & 8:00 PM

Catch a sneak-peak of Bike to Work Day. Watch highlights from the Herndon Pit Stop in 2013.

Perils for Pedestrians

Mondays @ 3:00 PM and Thursdays @ 2:00 PM

Host, John W. Wetmore, visits Kansis City, Missouri and takes a look at a new pedestrian-bicycle lanes on bridges over the Missouri River.  He also speaks with a blind pedestrian about pedestrian signals in that area.  Finally, John W. Westmore gets local as he takes a look at last year’s Bike To Work Day in Bethesda, Maryland.

Book Lust with Nancy Pearl: Author Lynda Lynn Haupt

 Tuesdays @ 10:00 AM and Thursdays @ 1:30 PM

On this episode of Book Lust with Nancy Pearl, Nancy sits down with award-winning author and Naturalist, Lyanda Lynn Haupt. Lyanda is an ornithologist and has written several books about encounters with birds in everyday life. Her most recent work is The Urban Bestiary: Encountering the Everyday Wild.

NEW Circles Of Influence on our Video On Demand

Dulles Chamber of Commerce President Eileen Curtis sat down last month with Mike O’Reilly, Chairman of the Fairfax-Falls church Partnership to Prevent and End Homelessness; Sully District Supervisor Michael Frey; Doug Downer, Founder of Friday Night Live; and Cindy Roeder, Director of Herndon Parks and Rec.  Watch it now on our Video On Demand via our website.

Songspeak: Cliff Downs


Mondays @ 9:30 PM and Wednesdays @ 2:30 PM

At the age of 19, native Alabaman, Cliff Downs, had his first chart success while attending University of Alabama. After moving to Nashville upon graduation, Cliff began to write and record demos which led to a pop record deal at Atlantic Records in New York. Cliff and Randy Goodrum wrote and produced several songs for EMI Artist Wendy Moten, which went to number one in Japan. Cliff had two songs recorded by Wynonna Judd and has also written songs for jazz artist Richard Elliott. In addition, he has had songs recorded by B.J. Thomas, Bad Company, Glenn Campbell, as well as number one songs for contemporary Christian artists “Sierra” and “Lisa Bevill.”

One of the highlights of his career was producing a star-studded single for Atlantic Records called “One Heart at a Time.” Artists on the project included Garth Brooks, Michael McDonald, Faith Hill, Olivia Newton-John and many others.

Saturday mornings on HCTV are for KIDS!

8:30 AM Beatrix Potter Stories, Scuba Jack or Yolotales

Watch a different episode of Breatrix Potter, Scuba Jack or Yolotales each week. Yolotales is a wonderful kids show starring Mr. B, the sock monkey, with his puppet friends Sequoia, Baldwin, Mitty the Meesk, and Sampson the turtle. Judith McConnell reads aloud stories written by Beatrix Potter in Beatrix Potter Stories. Finally, join Scuba Jack for another seaside adventure.


9:00 AM Saturday Morning Classic Cartoons

Each Saturday on HCTV watch a different variety of classic cartoons.


9:30 AM NEW SHOW: Small Factory’s Cartoons Made by Kids

HCTV is extremely excited to add Small Factory Flicks presents cartoons made by kids to our Saturday Morning line-up. and for kids. Hosts Molly, Anna, Dylan, Zachary and Zachary introduce wonderful cartoons made by kids that use new technology, traditional art, music and storytelling to create interesting and interactive experiences for kids.


10:30 PM The Children’s Corner

Each month catch a new episode of The Children’s Corner. This month’s episode is “The Hoedown.” The Sheriff makes “nacho’s” for the town’s dance but, Mr. Dill complains he wants the Sheriff to bake “cookies.” Meanwhile Black Bart and his gang hear about the dance from Sam the bartender and decide to attend before they rob the train in Prankstown. What will the Sheriff do? Stay tuned on Saturday to find out!

May 4th – 8th: Mexican Food

Mayo cooking

MONDAY: Grill Sergent– Mexican Cuisine

Sgt. Edmund Perez prepares some quick and simple dishes. He demonstrates how to make carne guisada, chicken fajitas, poblano & cilantro rice, guacamole, and calabacitas.


TUESDAY: Capital Cooking– Mexican Fiesta

On this episode of Capital Cooking, host, Lauren DeSantis, prepares an array of dishes that are perfect for any Mexican Fiesta. With help from special guest, Connie Johnson, they demonstrate how to make mango margarita, guacamole, empanadas and sopaipillas.


WEDNESDAY: Eat Well Be Happy– A Visit to Old Mexico

Tuesday, May 5th @ 9:00 AM
Wednesday, May 6th, May 13th, May 27th & June 3rd @ 6:30 PM
Thursday, May 21st & June 4th @ 8:00 AM
Monday, May 11th & June 1st @ 9:00 AM

Debra is in the kitchen this month showing you how to incorporate popular Mexican ingredients into your meal. On this episode she makes
a tossed salad with popular Mexican vegetables, wild rice mix, potato pancakes and Mexican inspired fruit salad with chocolate mousse. She also talks about the popular Mexican vegetable, Jicama.


THURSDAY: Wicked Good Food– Mexican Cooking

Monday, May 4th & May 25th @ 9:00 AM
Tuesday, May 5th @ 8:30 AM
Thursdays @ 6:30 PM

In this Mexican inspired show, Matt Williams shares the secrets to his ultimate taco using refried beans, bacon fat, lime juice, and cumin. Learn to make your own taco seasonings and don’t miss the fresh corn salsa! What a combo: fresh corn, fresh fennel, onions, red peppers and other Mexican toppings. Oh yes, this all started with a warm day and a desire for his favorite homemade Margarita.

Herndon Volunteer Appreciation Night 2015

Last week was National Volunteer Week. Herndon’s annual Mayor’s Volunteer Appreciation Night was held on April 12th. Catch highlights from the evening this week on HCTV Cox channel 23, VerizonFios channel 28 or on HCTV OnDemand through our website.

Thursday, April 23rd @ 9:00 PM    Friday. April 24th @ 6:00 PM
Sunday, April 26th @ 7:50 PM      Monday, April 27th @ 2:20 PM